OBJECT: 2010.0223 – Christening gown.
DESCRIPTION: Limerick lace, christening gown, with silk under skirt. Two shoulder panels, seamed at shoulder, with skirt attached below; two short sleeves. Seam of skirt up centre front, rises to split just below shoulder panels to create opening to neck; two buttons to close. Back shoulder panel has four vertical bands of floral decoration. Underskirt; has no arms, with the main skirt hanging from two shoulder panels. Seamed up centre front with two buttoned opening around neck.
PATTERN: Lower edge scalloped with floral pattern rising about one third up the skirt.
STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES: .
SIZE: . H. 67cm W. arm to arm 36cm bottom W. 51cm.
COMMENTS: Made by May Bogue.
DATE: 1920 – 1937.
GIFT OF: .
STORED: Archival Box A.
REPACKED 13th March 2018: http://limericklace.ie/?p=902
LIMERICK MUSEUM CATALOGUE LINK: http://museum.limerick.ie/index.php/Detail/Object/Show/object_id/56133